One night last week after moving house/studio we sat at the dinner table. As often happens, I finished eating first so I then began to drum random patterns on the table, I find this hugely entertaining and great for killing time, it tends to drive those around me crazy. Luckily, this time, Kirsty joined in and started singing Rihanna over my (terrible) drumming. A few days later we made this, we hope you like it.
Kevin Morosky’s new online show Start A War launched today. It’s a beautiful collection of his photography depicting love and its losses; inspired by our track Start A War. We are not only pleased to be a part of this but incredibly proud of him for making something so true.
See what Dazed & Confused had to say about it here
Here’s our take on Tweet’s amazing track. If you like the original as much as we do, we hope we haven’t ruined it for you
Beautiful. I wouldn’t expect anything less
if you like music, you’ll probably like this
‘Start A War’ is an intimate set of images created by London based photographer Kevin Morosky. It is inspired by a song of the same name by cinematic new wave pop duo We The Committee.
When you break up with someone you have forgotten what and who you were before them. You merge to a point where everything that came before is almost a myth. Morosky’s pictures depict a girl who loves her love. It’s not perfect but she stays because those lines between who she was, who she is and who she wanted to be, the lines of doing better or settling are all merged. She is past the point of good and bad. It’s all grey, but grey was always one of her favourite colours.
“All I’ve ever know is fighting you
“What the fuck am I meant to do then?”
“It’s so simple, it’s probably the easiest way an adult can ask for help,” says Morosky. “The real question is, when we start a relationship, do we love and fight at the same time or are we just starting wars?”
‘www.startawarmorosky.com’ goes live from the 19th November until 30th Dec 2012, with models Ellis Cooper and Ricky Hall.
We want to cover this. We will cover this. Watch this space. For now having fun remembering just how amazing this song is
For about the last three years, at some point during every single day the chorus of this song enters my head. It drives me crazy. I don’t even particularly like it or dislike it, its just there. All the time
Yesterday I was lucky enough to get a ticket for Compliance which was showing at the London Film Festival. I’m racking my brain trying to remember the last time a film left such an impression with me. I’ve been thinking about it pretty much non stop since watching it and have been so intrigued that I’ve researched its backgrounds and director extensively.
Before going to see it I knew what the premise was and knew what to expect. I also presume that being an indie film at a film festival, especially a film that was so talked about from Sundance, most other people knew what was coming. This is by no means a review but more an observation on other peoples behaviour and my own.
If you’ve never heard of it, the basis of the story is how far people would comply if they believe their instructions are coming from an authority. In this instance, a prank phone call leading to a sexual assault.
During the film, about a third of the audience walked out. Quite a large number considering this was a sold out Odeon in Leicester Sq. Many that walked out also shouted obscenities and their own disgust at the film. Whilst watching it I got the impression that no-one in the cinema really believed the incidents’ in the film were real and I heard many people muttering ‘there’s no way this could ever happen’. It’s quite clear however that it did. And it’s also shocking. But no more shocking than the famous electro-shock experiment carried out by Milgram, where people were asked to electrocute other people knowing that it would kill them, and they did.
Directly after watching it yesterday I was fairly sure I didn’t think much of the film, but the more I think about it the more I liked it. I thought the acting was outstanding, and surely a film that makes you think, question and leaves such a lasting impression has done its job. I’ve seen films a lot more violent, grotesque, taboo and shocking, yet this film in many ways was more disturbing than any of that. It gave you a feeling like you genuinely were witness to this awful event and were completely powerless. All the people were seemingly so normal and I think in that came its effect.
I would urge anyone to watch it and if you’re unsure of its validity to the original story, watch this.